Monkeys, Go Home!

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Monkeys, Go Home!
Directed by Andrew McLaglen
Starring Maurice Chevalier
Yvette Mimieux
Dean Jones
Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by Buena Vista Distribution
Release date(s)
  • February 8, 1967 (1967-02-08)
Running time 101 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $3,000,000 (US/ Canada)[1]

Monkeys, Go Home! is a 1967 Disney film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. The movie stars Maurice Chevalier and Yvette Mimieux.[2] Dean Jones plays Hank Dussard, the new owner of an olive grove, who brings in chimp labor, upsetting the other workers. Hank eventually gains the town's confidence with the kind aid of Father Sylvain and his neighbor Maria Riserau.



  1. ^ "Big Rental Films of 1967", Variety, 3 January 1968 p 25. Please note these figures refer to rentals accruing to the distributors.
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The pig head ornament is referenced back in the film 12 Monkeys (1995), at the environmentalist's headquarters.

This is the first film produced by Walt Disney Productions after its founder death.

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